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Via Benedetto Saputo 20, 90049 Terrasini, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 868 2285
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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Sicily, Italy
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I visited this restaurant and I tasted really delicious pasta with octopus then ever had before and I still remember it. Good wine list, super kind Chef&Staff.I highly suggest to visit this place with a nice walk in Terrasini on lungomare.

Thank Danielka2016
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Amazing Sicilian 'creative' menu - my favourite dish was the Risotto with anchovies, lemon and chocolate. Like others I found the whiteness too stark and unforgiving for the tricky space.

Thank scitrone
New York
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242 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The white on white dining room is exquisitely chic, but pales (pardon the pun) in comparison to the food. Dish after dish showcasing the freshest ingredients with Chef Giuseppe Costa's magical touch. Highly recommended.

1 Thank GinaSamarotto
Fargo, ND
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Il Bavaglino, transitioning name to Guiseppe Costa, had just reopened after a remodel a couple of days before we went. Near the waterfront, the space is now a bit Spartan, but has a good feel. A large sculpture accents the modern feel while also adding warmth. The main floor dining area is small, but there is also an upstairs dining... More 

Thank SiteGuy
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Not sure how this restaurant made it in to the michelin guide and we had a very disappointing dinner. Absolutely no character in the solitary dining room that you enter straight off the street; bright impersonal lighting and a totally uninspired food offering. Despite having pre-advised one of us was vegetarian, I received tastless lettuce leaves with boiled carrot slices... More 

4 Thank CBB99
Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2013

I am still wondering what was the motivation to establish such a high standard restaurant in a small city...I guess just quality itself.... or maybe some personal bound to the place...Both the food and the service was a very nice suprise on our last day in Sicily....Thanks to the receptionist at the hotel otherwise it would have been hard to... More 

1 Thank Csucsu99
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We have chosen this restaurant basing on Michelin Guide recommendations and because it’s very near to the Palermo Airport where we were finishing our journey and had to return a car. Otherwise we would never visit Terrasini, which is a sleepy and very unassuming seaside town. However the Il Bavaglino’s enthusiastic chef and his very small (6 tables only), but... More 

1 Thank Sibvaleo
Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2013

While visiting this beautiful small town where my family is from, we had lunch and dinner here. The food was absolutely incredible. The flavor combinations were unique and blended in the mouth so perfectly. With each course, I felt like that was the best food I had ever tasted... and then another course came out and topped it! The wine... More 

1 Thank Joelle K
Genova, Italia
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2011

I was invited to Il Bavaglino by a local friend, and I really was surprised by the level of this restaurant: the Chef and the waiter had a significant experience in Cracco, a starred restaurant in Milan, and you can see it in every detail. More important, the PASSION they put in what they do. The "arancini" made with cous... More 

1 Thank PaoloP66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$79
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Benedetto Saputo 20, 90049 Terrasini, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Terrasini
  • Phone Number: +39 091 868 2285
The restaurant was founded in August 2008 and the bib and 'situated in a strategic area of the waterfront of Terrasini, just at the point where starts and runs towards the marina.Terrasini and 'a small town a few kilometers from the international airport "Falcone and Borsellino", overlooking the Gulf of Castellammare and enjoys a remarkable flow of tourists.The restaurant 'consists of elegant and comfortable single room on the ground floor, a terrace and summer kitchen upstairs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?